R5.3 - to the outer world and then lose it as we become...

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Jeremy Ney WRIT 026 Traweek Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents, Trans. James Strachey, (Norton & Company Inc., 1961), 35-42 Says: People have different value systems, which are exemplified in the discrepancy between thoughts and actions. A friend wrote a letter about a religious, subjective, and oceanic feeling of eternity that is separate from all religious organizations. Freud cannot feel this energy in himself and therefore cannot analyze it but still questions if the “oceanic feeling” ought to be called the source of religion. We are born with a connection
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Unformatted text preview: to the outer world and then lose it as we become aware of our ego. The oceanic feeling could potentially be the remains of this. Does: Makes open statements about values to provide context. Addresses a theory about the origin of religion by dissecting its propositions. Author relates the theory to himself personally and then opens the conversation up with general analysis. Invokes a scientific authority and then uses others observations to describe past experiences. Makes a conclusion about the oceanic theory given the previous analysis....
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course WRIT 026 taught by Professor Traweek during the Fall '10 term at UPenn.

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